Into the Loop: Broadening the Participation in Computing Science

Title of Project: Into the Loop: University K-12 Alliance for Computer Science Education for African American, Latino/a, and Female Students in the Second Largest School District in the Country Director/s: Joanna Goode, Ph.D. Funding agency: National Science Foundation, Broadening Participation in Computing program Beginning – Ending Dates: October 1, 2007 – September 30, 2010 Description: The purpose of this project is to improve the participation and success of African-American, Latino/a, and Female… Read More

Strategic Integration of Science and Math

Strategic Integration of Mathematics and Science Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (eMAST) Project Directors: Principal Investigator, Juliet A. Baxter, PhD Co-Principal Investigator, Dean Livelybrooks, PhD Co-Principal Investigator, Dave Moursund, PhD Funding agency: National Science Foundation Beginning – Ending Dates: September 30, 2005 – October 31, 2010 Description: Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, or eMAST, is a five-year project funded by the National Science Foundation to study and implement professional development… Read More

Virtual Teams in 3D Virtual Environments

Title of project: Virtual Teams in 3D Virtual Environments Director/s: Alan Meyer (PI), Jonathon Richter (co-PI), Katryn Aten (co-PI), Taryn Stanko (co-PI) Funding agency: National Science Foundation’s Virtual Organizations as SocioTechnical Systems (VOSS) Beginning – Ending Dates: August 2008 – July 2011 Paragraph description: We are investigating the conditions and contexts under which three-dimensional virtual environments (3DVEs) best support innovation by global virtual project teams. 3DVEs are applications that permit interaction with… Read More

Project SOAR

Title of project: Project SOAR: Strategies for Online Academic Reading Directors:Dr. Lynne Anderson-Inman, PI and DirectorDr. Carolyn Knox, Co-PI and Co-Director Funding agency: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Beginning – Ending Dates: April 1, 2009- March 31, 2011 Description: Project SOAR is a two-year Phase 1 development and evaluation effort, funded under the Steppingstones of Technology Innovation for Children with Disabilities program. Project SOAR is a collaborative… Read More


Title of project: Project ESTRELLAS: Electronic Supported Text Research for English Language Learner Academic Success Director/s: Lynne Anderson-Inman, Ph.D. Funding agency: Institute for Education Sciences (IES) Beginning – Ending Dates: April 1, 2009- March 31, 2012 Description: Project ESTRELLAS is a three-year design-based research project to develop and test three types of eText supports for improving text comprehension and content learning of ELL adolescents struggling to read traditional content-area texts in Science… Read More

MeTRC: Mathematics eText Research Center

Title of Project: MeTRC: Mathematics eText Research Center Directors: Mark Horney, Ph.D., Principal Investigator Lynne Anderson-Inman, Co-Principal Investigator Funding agency: Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP at the U.S. Department of Education under the Technology and Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities: Center on Accessible and Supported Electronic Text to Improve Mathematics Achievement for Students with Disabilities (CFDA No. 84.327H) Beginning – Ending Dates: October 1, 2009 – September 30, 2014 Description:… Read More

NCSeT: National Center for Supported eText

Title of project: National Center for Supported eText (NCSeT) Director/s: Dr. Lynne Anderson-Inman, PI and Director Dr. Mark Horney, Co-Director Funding agencies: Institute of Education Sciences (IES) at the National Center for Education Research (Award # R305A090227) Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (Award # H327 R050005) Beginning – Ending Dates: October 1, 2005 – September 30, 2010 Description: The National Center for… Read More

Marilyn Olson

Marilyn R. Olson, Ph.D. Research Associate for the Center for Advanced Technology in Education A career educator, Dr. Olson has experience as a secondary classroom teacher, a regional curriculum and professional development specialist, a teacher educator, and an education researcher. She has extensive experience working with districts and schools to implement state and national educational reform initiatives. Early publications include the NewsSchool series published by Pearson Assoc. Her current work focuses on… Read More

Peggy Marconi

Associate Director, Oregon Writing Project at the University of Oregon My Mom said, “You will need to write the principal a good letter.” From my position flat-bellied on the linoleum floor, with a nice fat yellow pencil firmly gripped in my sweaty palm, I began. I don’t have a single memory of what I wrote; I just remember the importance of the letter. Would the principal of Yew Lane Elementary School allow… Read More

Len Hatfield

Len Hatfield

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